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Barbara Saverino

By Barbara Saverino

Ready to learn, but is it high quality?

Fri, August 29, 2014

Ready to Learn but is it high-quality?

There are 66 days remaining until Election Day – that’s less than 10 weeks for United Way and its Pre-K for PA partners to ensure all candidates for Pennsylvania governor and state legislature make high-quality pre-k a priority.

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Bruce Conway

By Bruce Conway

Burlington County Makes Strides in Income and Education

Tue, August 26, 2014

Burlington County Makes Strides in Income and Education

We analyze NJ Kids Count datato help us make strategic investments that address the local needs of our children and families in Burlington County.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

National Truancy Prevention Month – Why Middle School is Crucial

Fri, August 22, 2014

National Truancy Prevention Month

United Way is committed to helping students get back on track each year by intervening during these critical middle school years to ensure more students graduate and continue on to a bright and productive future.

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Chris Murray

By Chris Murray

Back to School and Ready to Learn

Wed, August 20, 2014

Back to School and Ready to Learn

With September on the horizon and the new school year underway in just a few short weeks, the days continue to wind down and our time is limited in making high-quality pre-k in Pennsylvania a priority issue in the November statewide elections.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

The Power of Reading

Fri, August 15, 2014

The Power of Reading

High-quality pre-k is proven to significantly improve children’s early literacy and language skills as they enter kindergarten. And we are proud to join with our Pre-K for PA campaign partners to advocate for more public funding for high-quality early education.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

The Supplies for Success

Fri, August 08, 2014

The Supplies for Success
p>With the help of 400 corporate volunteers and our generous sponsors, UWGPSNJ and Cradles to Crayons hosted a backpack stuffing event at Lincoln Financial Field that will provide 22,000 students with the school supplies they need to succeed.

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Barbara Saverino

By Barbara Saverino

We Can’t Afford to Miss Out on Quality Pre-K

Wed, August 06, 2014

We Can't Afford to Miss Out on Quality Pre-K

We are less than 100 days from Election Day on November 4, which means now is the time to make high-quality pre-k a priority issue in the elections for governor and state legislature.

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Chris Murray

By Chris Murray

Quality is Key for Our Children

Mon, July 28, 2014

Quality is Key for our Children

Pennsylvania can and must do more to increase access to pre-k while maintaining the quality of our programs. But you are likely asking – how do we achieve this? What exactly is high-quality pre-k?

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Finding Success in Stability

Wed, July 23, 2014

Finding Success in Stability

We have teamed up with North Penn United Way and Creative Health Services to help children and youth struggling with homelessness in the Pottstown area, paving a path to success for all students regardless of economic background.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

How PA Matches Up: A Comparison of Quality Pre-K

Fri, July 11, 2014

How PA Matches Up

From Maryland and West Virginia to New York and New Jersey, our neighbors have made a greater commitment to providing high-quality pre-kindergarten to more of their children, while many of Pennsylvania’s children are falling behind.

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